Counselor Education (COUN)

COUN 242S - Intimate Relationships. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring semester. This course covers the fascinating, multi-faceted world of intimate relationships and explores the topic from empirical and theoretical perspectives. The examination of intimate relationships in this course will look at the subject through cultural, biological, social and developmental lenses and will explore specific topics such as attraction, communication, friendship, sexuality, love, conflict, power and violence, loss, social cognition, and repairing relationships.

Gen Ed Attributes: Social Sciences Course (S)

COUN 295 - Intimate Relationships. 1-6 Credits.

COUN 390 - Supervised Research. 1-3 Credits.

COUN 395 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

COUN 475 - Forgiveness & Reconcilia. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Survey of the theory and practice of healing fractured relationships at the individual and community levels, treating historical and personal issues from philosophical, psychological and religious perspectives drawn from several diverse cultures.

COUN 485 - Counseling Theories. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., PSYX 100S. Same as PSYX 442 and SW 485. Introduction to the primary theories that constitute the intellectual foundation for common counseling and psychotherapy techniques, with a special focus on gender, interpersonal influence strategies, and diversity issues.

COUN 495 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

COUN 510 - Intro to Counseling. 1 Credit.

Course is designed to prepare school and mental health counselors-in-training gain an understanding of the counseling field and begin developing professional identity. Much of the material introduced in this course will be developed in greater detail in later courses. This course is an overview that prepares the student for his or her professional identity and activities. Level: Graduate

COUN 511 - Theories & Tech of Counseling. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Examination of historic and current theories of counseling. Overview of techniques associated with each theory. Basic introduction to ethical concerns with each theory. Level: Graduate

COUN 512 - Counseling Fundamentals. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., COUN 511. Overview of approaches to counseling, including common factors. Includes meta-theoretical considerations and guided dyadic practice. Level: Graduate

COUN 520 - Group Coun & Guidance. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., COUN 511. Theories, approaches, and methods for group counseling and guidance. Level: Graduate

COUN 530 - Applied Counseling Skills. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., COUN 511, 512 and consent of instr. Review and application of counseling theories and techniques to client issues. Intensive supervision including ethics, professional practice and diagnostic considerations. Lecture and class presentation with a focus on professional counseling development. Level: Graduate

COUN 540 - Individual Appraisal. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., C&I 517 or consent of instr. Overview of appraisal techniques utilized in counseling, including interviewing, observation, and psychological/educational testing. The processes of selection, administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting information from appraisal techniques are examined in relation to practical, legal, and ethical considerations. Level: Graduate

COUN 545 - Counseling Res & Prog Eval. 3 Credits.

This course provides an overview and analysis of quantitative and qualitative research approaches used within the professional counseling discipline. A focus on understanding key research concepts (e.g., internal validity, external validity) within the context of contemporary research publications in counseling is emphasized. Level: Graduate

COUN 550 - Intro Family Counseling. 3 Credits.

Offered summer only. Prereq., admission to Counselor Education program or consent of instr. An introduction to the major theories, techniques, and diagnostic tools of family counseling. Course includes a family systems emphasis. Level: Graduate

COUN 560 - Lifespan Developmentl Coun. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Overview of counseling from the framework of lifespan developmental theory. Normal and abnormal development in the environmental context of family, school, society and culture emphasized. Level: Graduate

COUN 565 - Coun, Prog Dev, & Superv. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., graduate standing or consent of instr. Examination of counseling techniques and approaches relevant to prevention and remediation of behavioral, social, emotional and academic problems for students P-12. Overview of school counseling program development and administration. Level: Graduate

COUN 566 - Coun Child & Adol. 3 Credits.

Offered every spring. Prereq., COUN 511, 512, 565 or consent of instr. Review and application of counseling concerns and approaches with children and adolescents in school and related educational settings, including classroom and psychoeducational strategies. Level: Graduate

COUN 570 - Career Coun Theory & Tech. 3 Credits.

Offered summer only. Examination of theories of career choice and development; information sources for career counseling; techniques and approaches of career counseling with clients at different stages of career and life development and from diverse populations. Level: Graduate

COUN 575 - Multicultural Coun. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., graduate standing or consent of instr. An introduction to the field of multicultural counseling. Issues and practical considerations in counseling five population groups; definition of terms and concepts. Level: Graduate

COUN 585 - Coun Meth: School & Agency. 1-9 Credits.

Offered every term. Prereq., COUN 511, 512. Supervised counseling methods and theories as applied in mental health agencies and schools. Review of the principles of counseling as these apply to various settings and client issues. Level: Graduate

COUN 589 - Comprehensive Project. 1 Credit.

Offered autumn and spring. Integration of professional experience and academic research in a comprehensive paper or applied project. Students may elect to have an oral examination covering the eight CACREP core areas of counseling. Level: Graduate

COUN 594 - Seminar. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Group analysis of problems in specific areas of professional counseling. Level: Graduate

COUN 595 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics. Level: Graduate

COUN 596 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student. Level: Graduate

COUN 597 - Research. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instr. Directed individual research and study appropriate to the back ground and objectives of the student. Level: Graduate

COUN 610 - Profess Ethics/Orient. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., COUN 530 or consent of instr. The public and institutional roles and responsibilities of counseling professionals including ethical and legal responsibilities. Level: Graduate

COUN 615 - Diag/Treat Plan in Coun. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., COUN 512. Overview of diagnosis, treatment planning and case documentation in counseling. Level: Graduate

COUN 620 - Advanced Counseling Theories. 3 Credits.

Prereq., COUN 511. This course provides an overview and analysis of evidence based treatments in counseling. There is a focus on cognitive-behavioral treatments for specific disorders as well as acceptance and commitment therapy and principles of evidence-based relationships. Practical application of these approaches is emphasized. Level: Graduate

COUN 625 - Intro Mental Health Systems. 3 Credits.

Prereq., acceptance into Counselor Education program mental health track. Essential knowledge for professional identity, understanding of public policy, and community assessment procedures. Includes brief lectures, guest speakers, discussion, and student presentations. Level: Graduate

COUN 630 - Doctoral Clinical Practice. 3 Credits.

Doctoral level clinical experience of 100 supervised hours focusing on the counseling relationship, including case conceptualization and therapeutic skills from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Additional areas of focus are ethical considerations and the assessment of professional counseling outcomes. Level: Graduate

COUN 635 - Clinical Supervision Practice. 3 Credits.

Introduction to clinical supervision. Includes professional supervision standards, theory, modalities, settings, ethical and legal issues. Course includes supervision of doctoral student supervision experiences.

COUN 640 - Professional Leadership and Scholarly Development. 3 Credits.

Theories of academic leadership, within professional trends, political and social contexts. Includes developing awareness of scholarly opportunities, including preparation of a professional counseling organization conference proposal. Level: Graduate

COUN 650 - Pedagogy and the Professorate. 3 Credits.

Consideration of pedagogy including teaching, learning, governance, curriculum development, assessment and evaluation. Includes knowledge of accreditation processes, personal and professional challenges of faculty life and exploration of doctoral level career paths. Level: Graduate

COUN 670 - Doc Comprehensive Exam. 2 Credits.

Students will successfully complete four doctoral Comprehensive Examination Essays read by all members of the student's Doctoral Comps Committee. At least one of the essays is to be submitted for publication. Level: Graduate

COUN 685 - Methods in Counselor Education and Professional Counseling. 1-9 Credits.

(R-18) Supervised advanced counselor education methods and approaches that address the professional leadership roles of counselor education, including realms of teaching and advising, clinical supervision, scholarly work and professional counseling practice. Level: Graduate

COUN 695 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

COUN 699 - Thesis/Dissertation. 1-9 Credits.

(R-10) Offered intermittently. Prereq., EDLD 620 or 625. Preparation of a dissertation, thesis, professional paper, or manuscript based on research for presentation and/or publication. Credit/No Credit grading only. Level: Graduate